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How to Dress Like a Princess Book

How to Dress Like a Princess: The Secrets of Kate's Wardrobe by Claudia Joseph

A beautifully designed and presented guide to the Duchess of Cambridge's look and style, featuring illustrations by Pirate :)

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SOGO Spring Campaigns

Thrilled to be working with SOGO as their illustration partner for 2017! 

Using the Pantone colours for 2017, we are producing a series of campaigns for use in-store and online. 

Here is the first 'You, The Curator' celebrating the colour of the year Greenery. 

And the latest, in-store and online now, 'You, the Dreamer' 

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Pulag 100 2016 King of the Mountain Race

So last year, I ran a little race - it was 116km with 8,722m of elevation (according to my Strava) in the mountains of Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines, during a thunderstorm, with leeches and crazy suspension bridges. 

It was the hardest thing I have ever attempted and I'm proud as punch for getting fully outside my comfort zone to test my limits. 

I have been meaning to illustrate my race report for the past year but have been busy working and travelling. With just over a week before I do it all again, I finally got it done! 

Many Thanks to Frontrunner magazine for organising and reporting the race; to Jonel Mendoza, Race Director, for a brutal and beautiful course; to Andy DuBois of Mile27  who coaches me and makes it possible to even get to the start line; to Richard and Marie for organising transportation for me; to all the incredible support stop crews; and to each and every runner I met and ran with. 

Let's do it all again next week. OMG. 

Peace out, enjoy the trails xx

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Eleni & Patricks Wedding in Canmore, Canada

I recently attended a friends wedding in the winter wonderland that is Canmore, Alberta, Canada. It was held at the Creekside Villa, at the base of these mountains - the three sisters

The bride wore the most spectacular dress, perfect for a snowy winter wedding:

This was one of my first times working with Procreate on the Apple iPad Pro, and I have to say - I LOVE IT!! The pencil is a fantastic tool <3

Here is the time lapse:

 

Here is another little illustration of me and my friends in our fancy outfits :D 

 

 

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Kiehls |

Illustrations for Kiehl's new Apothecary skincare system. Newly launched in HK, Kiehl's introduces a new level of personalised service with tailor-made facial concentrates to address your unique skin concerns. There is a Strengthening Concentrate and the addition of two targeted complexes. Find out more here

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The Langham Hotel | Live illustration

I will be painting portraits of guests at the Langham Hotel this month on the following dates:

The guest portrait experience is offered on 25 March 2017 at 2:15 – 4:15 p.m., 4:30 – 6:30 p.m and on 26 March 2017 at 2:15 – 4:15 p.m.

 

Blooming Afternoon Tea at Palm Court

Bringing a breath of floral flair this spring, the Palm Court lobby lounge introduces a colourful textured experience with the Blooming Afternoon Tea.

Executive Pastry Chef Matthieu Godard and his culinary team have designed a selection of five exquisite pastries decorated as a bouquet of blossoms that are aesthetically pleasing, and sweet to the palate. Adding an artistic point of view to the afternoon tea experience, talented British illustrator Tanya Bennett will be designing guest’s portraits to take home.

Tanya Bennett, better known as Tanya aka Pirate, is a Hong Kong based creative talent. The hand drawing of watercolour portraits in a fashion sense has become Tanya’s trademark that makes her stand out from the rest.

Tanya works with a wide range of clients in the luxury, fashion, and lifestyle industries around the globe, including prestigious brands like Christian Louboutin, Cartier, and Lane Crawford.

She studied Clothing Design and Manufacturing and specialised in illustration and fashion advertising. After graduation, she moved from United Kingdom to China and started her career in the field of product development and design, as well as freelance illustration projects.

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Cali Triptych

I spend a fair amount of time in Los Angeles, Venice in particular, and I'm hugely fond of this part of the world. On my recent trip I discovered some unprimed wooden panels at the local art store and decided to try working on something a little different whilst I was here. 

I took influence from the beach palettes of my daily runs along Venice Boardwalk:

Venice Boardwalk, Los Angeles

Produced in the afternoon sunshine, powered by green juice and avocado on toast, I produced a triptych study of hands and hair - something I am currently obsessed with drawing. 

Pencil, charcoal, and acrylic on unprimed wood panel. 8 x 10"

Let me know what you think :) 

For a great guide to what to see and do in Venice, check out this blog post by The BLDG 25 Blog. 

x

 

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SOGO | CNY Lai See Packets

Thrilled to be working with SOGO as their illustration partner for 2017. Kicking off the year of the rooster are these Lai See packets I designed :) Kung Hei Fat Choi 恭喜發財

 

 

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Plukka 2016

Thank you Plukka, for having me illustrate each birthstone month this year, what a fantastic project to be part of :) 

 

 

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E-Max | 2017 Calendar

Delighted to have illustrated a 2017 calendar for E-Max

With over 800,000 sq.feet of shopping space, E-Max is your ultimate entertainment and hospitality destination. The 25 thousand sq feet auto mall with cars from all over the world, home furniture centre, E-Max WearHouse, the one-stop wedding solutions; If you are looking for creative stimulation, join our selection of concerts and exhibitions as well as the new cinema, The Metroplex. And of course, there are wide selections of food and beverage outlets to spur your appetite!

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